Cowboy Poetry Week

April 18-24, 2010 marks the 9th annual Cowboy Poetry Week.

Sponsored by the Center for Western and Cowboy Poetry (, this event celebrates the voices that record the traditions of the American Working West, an endangered way of life.

“‘Born to This Land‘ © 1992,

by Bill;

Cowboy Poetry Week 2010,” 

Each year, during the third week of April, in conjunction with National Poetry Month, Cowboy Poetry Week takes place with events across the nation. Schools, libraries, and entire communities all get involved with various activities scheduled throughout the week. Check in your area to see what events might be happening in your neck of the woods, and set aside time to take part. You won’t be sorry — cowboys and cowgirls know how to have fun!

Published in: on April 15, 2010 at 11:02 am  Comments (1)  

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  1. Our daughter loves writing Cowboy Poetry and competed in past years in Texas. We often attended the one in Alpine, Tx and she presented it in Amarillo, Tx during the WRCA Championships in Dec. It always feels like a family reunion when a bunch of us get together!

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